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Cubans Denied Surgery Amid Pandemic
Despite official insistence that Cuba’s famous health care system is coping, Covid-19 pressures have left many citizens without treatment.
9 Jun 21
Rum Shortages Leave Cubans Drinking Home-Made Hooch
With scarce resources dedicated to exports, people are risking their lives on illegal moonshine.
16 Mar 21
Cuba Is Running Out of Food
A lack of hard currency mean that essential imports are in short supply.
7 Jan 21
Cuba's Elderly Work Through the Pandemic
Low state pensions mean that older people risk exposure to the virus to make ends meet.
2 Sep 20
Pandemic Highlights Cuban Chaos
Difficulty accessing basic supplies has made it hard to institute social distancing and lockdown measures.
20 May 20
Cuba: Last Chance to Leave for US
Washington-Havana détente means many are worried time is running out to seek a new life.
20 Aug 16